Driver, GS-2, Jijiga- with exclusive support for Dire Dawa, 364 Days
Application deadline 6 months ago: Wednesday 4 May 2022 at 20:55 UTCOpen application form
This is a G-2 contract. This kind of contract is known as General Service and related categories. It is normally only for nationals. It usually requires 2 years of experience, depending on education.
The salary for this job should be more than 710 USD.
Salary for a G-2 contract in JijigaThe salary of a G-2 depends on the duty station. The minimum salary there is 710 USD
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UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.
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And we never give up.
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How can you make a difference?
Summary of key functions/accountabilities:
- Reliable and safe driving services for staff and officials
- Maintenance of assigned vehicle
Documentation of vehicle-related information
Reliable and safe driving services for staff and officials
- Drives office vehicles for the transport of UN staff, officials, visitors and delivery
- and collection of mail, documents and other items.
- Meets official personnel and visitors at the airport and may assist with basic visa and customs formalities and arrangements when required.
Maintenance of assigned vehicle
- Ensures vehicle is kept in good running condition at all times through addressing minor repairs, making arrangements for major repairs, timely changes of oil, check of tires, brakes, water levels, and car washing.
Documentation of vehicle related information.
- Ensures availability of all the required documents/supplies including vehicle insurance,
- vehicle registration, vehicle logs, office directory, map of the city/country, first aid kit, and
- necessary spare parts in the assigned vehicle; keeps track of insurance and other tax
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…
- A secondary education is required, along with a valid driver’s license and knowledge of local driving rules and regulations.
- A minimum of five years of work experience as a driver.
- A minimum of five  years of relevant professional experience as a driver in an international organization, embassy or UN system with a safe driving record is required. Work experience in the field including on road missions to insecure and challenging terrain.
- Developing country work experience and/or familiarity with emergency is considered an asset.
- Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) or a local language is an asset.
- Good knowledge of Dire Dawa and its environments, local roads and conditions around the project areas where frequent travel will be required, including but not limited to, Sitti zone.
- Knowledge of driving rules and regulations, chauffeur protocol and courtesies.
- Skills in minor vehicle repairs.
- Ability to deal patiently and tactfully with visitors.
- High sense of confidentiality, initiative and good judgment.
- Ability to work effectively with people of different national and cultural backgrounds.
For every Child, you demonstrate...
UNICEF's values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability(CRITA).
The UNICEF competencies required for this post are...
- Demonstrates Self Awareness and Ethical Awareness (1)
- Works Collaboratively with others (1)
- Builds and Maintains Partnerships (1)
- Innovates and Embraces Change (1)
- Thinks and Acts Strategically (1)
- Drive to achieve impactful results (1)
- Manages ambiguity and complexity (1)
To view our competency framework, please visit here.
UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization. Qualified female applicants are highly encouraged to apply.
UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.